#118 Cliff Agius, Building a Bionic Hand


Cliff Agius, software developer and airline pilot, talks about how he built a bionic hand for a 15 year old.


Who he is, what he does, finding time to fly and code. Why he’s building a bionic arm; cost of custom built arm. Open source bionic arm, OpenBionic; 3D printing parts, other components, motors; spare parts are easy. The control board; sensors attached to arm send signals to control board. Choosing the grip. Ada fruit board, meadow feather board. Software to design new grips. All Cliff’s code is open source. Total cost of materials £500. To build your own arm with Cliff’s code and design - about a weekend’s work. Mass production. How to find Cliff and his work.


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